Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 1-hour lecture and three hours of tutorials per week. |
Total Time Commitment: 4 contact hours/week, 4 additional hours/week. Total of 8 hours per week.
|Prerequisites:||This subject is designed for non-native speakers of English. Native or near-native speakers of English are not eligible to enrol.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||none|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||Formerly available as 145-004/120. Students who have completed 145-004 or 145-120 are not eligible to enrol in this subject.|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements for this entry. |
The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorDr Neomy Storch
This subject develops the academic English language required for university study. Its primary focus is on developing students" academic writing ability in English. The subject also aims to develop essay and report writing, effective reading strategies and analysis of texts, critical thinking, group discussions and examination techniques. These abilities will be developed through a study of topics relating to the history of migration to Australia and current issues in Australia"s migration program.
|Assessment:||Two integrated listening/reading/writing tasks totalling 1000 words (30%) completed in class during the semester, short written tasks totalling 1000 words (30%) completed in class during the semester, and a written assignment of 2000 words (40%) with a first draft to be submitted in week 11 and the final version in week 14.|
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Students will be required to purchase a Subject Reader prepared by the coordinator.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
English Language Studies |
English as a Second Language
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